Cristiano Ronaldo is a big name in the soccer world. Ronaldo was born on 5th February 1985, in Funchal Madeira,Portugal. At present, with all his ventures, Cristiano Ronaldo net worth is estimated to be $320 million.
Ronaldo started playing at an early age of 8 years. In the year 1995, he signed with Nacional. Later Ronaldo made his debut when he signed a deal with Sporting Club de Portugal.
When Ronaldo was 15 years old he was diagnosed with heart palpitations, due to which he could not play soccer anymore. However, he was lucky enough as his surgery went successful and he started playing soccer again. Alen Furguson (the manager of Manchester United) was impressed by Cristiano’s playing skills when he saw him playing the game. This indeed helped Cristiano with his future contract.
|D.O.B||5 February 1985 (age 31)|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Cristiano Ronaldo 2016||$88 Million|
|Cristiano Ronaldo net worth||$320 million|
When it comes to the world‘s highest paid athlete, then it’s no surprise that Ronaldo ranks # 1 as per Forbes.
Ronaldo became the first Portuguese player to sign a deal with Manchester United in the year 2002-2003. The player signed a year contract for $12.24 million.
On November 2003, Ronaldo scored his first goal with a free kick. After that, his skills came to limelight. Cristiano was voted FIFO pro-Special young player in the year 2005. Then in 2007 he signed an extension with Manchester United for $31 million which paid him around $120000 weekly. By signing this contract Ronaldo became the highest paid team member in the history of Man United. In 2007 he received PFA fans Player of the year and PFA Players’ Player of the year. In 2008 season he was banned from three matches as his head butted an opponent. But after his comeback in the team, Ronaldo again proved himself to be a great player for United. Om March 19th, 2008 he also became the team’s Captain. With their recent changes, the team beat Chelsea in the Champian League finals. In June 2009 Ronaldo left Manchester United and signed a deal with Real Madrid. The deal was made for $150 million. Till date, Ronaldo is playing for Real Madrid. In addition to this Ronaldo also plays the World cup and some other tournaments for Portuguese National Squad.